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Quincy man arrested for siphoning gas from trucks

1 year, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

At approximately 12:11 am Monday, Quincy Police responded to the report of a suspicious person at the storage facility located at 2925 Wisman Lane.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male subject running into the woods, north of the facility.  Officers examined the scene and found evidence that indicated the suspect had been siphoning gasoline from Allied trucks parked at the facility.  Officers quickly located the suspect in the Drakewood subdivision. 

Kaleb M. Purcell was arrested for theft and trespassing, as well as two outstanding Adams County warrants for failing to appear for two seatbelt tickets. 

Purcell, 19, of 636 Ohnemus Road, was released on cash bond pending a Dec. 20 court date.   


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